THE STUDY OF OPEN ENROLLMENT PROGRAMS IN TWO COLORADO METROPOLITAN AREAS
The number of Colorado students using open enrollment to attend a public school outside their neighborhood has grown significantly over the last two decades. The Public Schools of Choice Act of 1990 and the open enrollment public school policy were implemented to improve academic achievement for students of color and students from impoverished backgrounds; reduce racial, ethnic, and economic isolation; and provide a choice of educational programs to Colorado families. This study examines the determinants of interdistrict open enrollment student migrations in the metropolitan areas of Colorado ...
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